SAN DIEGO, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/
-- Patriot Scientific Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: PTSC - News) announced today that AMD (NYSE: AMD - News) has purchased restricted shares from PTSC, obtained rights to manufacture and sell the PTSC IGNITE 32-bit stack microprocessor and obtained rights to the "ShBoom" microprocessor patent portfolio in its entirety. AMD is the first company to license the "ShBoom" microprocessor portfolio from PTSC. Terms of the agreements are confidential.
Jeff Wallin, CEO of PTSC, said, "Our agreements with AMD represent a watershed moment for PTSC. We're confident that our patent portfolio will benefit both companies for many years to come."
Harry Wolin, senior vice president and general counsel for AMD, said, "We are pleased with the outcome of our negotiations with PTSC and look forward to our ongoing relationship." About Patriot Scientific
Patriot Scientific is an intellectual property company, developing and marketing innovative and proprietary semiconductor technologies into the fast- growing handheld wireless and smart card markets. The company's portfolio of patents encompasses what is believed to be fundamental microprocessor technology and includes additional patents pending to protect its technology and architecture.
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